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# lawsuit - Saturday 25 February, 2017

Lance Armstrong fraud trial set for November
# Problems
From The42
# Problems

Lance Armstrong fraud trial set for November

Feb 25th 2017, 12:05 AM 2,052 Views 0 Comments

US District Judge Christopher Cooper is set to hear the case in Washington.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case
# Payout
# Payout

Facebook ordered to pay $500 million in Oculus Rift theft case

Feb 1st 2017, 10:58 PM 18,458 Views 15 Comments

The lawsuit claimed Oculus founder Palmer Luckey developed the virtual reality gear using source code illegally obtained from the gaming firm.

# lawsuit - Saturday 28 January, 2017

Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaiian land
# Native Community
# Native Community

Mark Zuckerberg drops controversial lawsuits seeking to buy Hawaiian land

Jan 28th 2017, 10:19 AM 17,511 Views 19 Comments

The Facebook CEO and his wife Priscilla Chan said they were ending the cases “to find a better path forward”.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Former Apprentice contestant sues Trump for defamation
# Summer Zervos
# Summer Zervos

Former Apprentice contestant sues Trump for defamation

Jan 17th 2017, 10:40 PM 25,737 Views 44 Comments

Summer Zervos’s lawsuit claims that Trump lied when responding to allegations that he tried to kiss and grope her without her consent.

# lawsuit - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Irish med-tech giant Medtronic is being sued over a controversial bone graft device
# Health
# Health

Irish med-tech giant Medtronic is being sued over a controversial bone graft device

Dec 31st 2016, 5:45 AM 14,400 Views 4 Comments

It is claimed that the firm covered up negative effects of a product used in back surgeries.

# lawsuit - Friday 9 December, 2016

British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court
# Crowdfunding
# Crowdfunding

British lawyer to mount Brexit challenge in Irish High Court

Dec 9th 2016, 10:57 PM 21,965 Views 58 Comments

He’s trying to raise €83,000 online to do it.

Wedding guests sue groom after being 'hit by drone' at reception
# New Hampshire
# New Hampshire

Wedding guests sue groom after being 'hit by drone' at reception

Dec 9th 2016, 9:59 PM 30,801 Views 17 Comments

The women say they have suffered permanent physical and emotional injury as a result of the incident.

Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’
# Bizarre Lawsuit
# Bizarre Lawsuit

Here’s why you might be seeing stories about Sofia Vergara being ‘sued by her embryos’

Dec 9th 2016, 8:35 AM 24,960 Views 33 Comments

The suit alleges that not allowing the embryos to be born is “depriving them of their inheritance”.

# lawsuit - Thursday 10 November, 2016

Trump could be on the witness stand over university lawsuit just weeks before becoming President
# Trump University
# Trump University

Trump could be on the witness stand over university lawsuit just weeks before becoming President

Nov 10th 2016, 1:40 PM 17,600 Views 33 Comments

A hearing on the lawsuit is being heard today.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 11 October, 2016

Jim Carrey is now also being sued by his ex-girlfriend Cathriona White's mother
# Cathriona White
# Cathriona White

Jim Carrey is now also being sued by his ex-girlfriend Cathriona White's mother

Oct 11th 2016, 10:48 PM 36,410 Views 0 Comments

It is the second such lawsuit filed against Carrey in the last month.

# lawsuit - Saturday 17 September, 2016

Nick Gordon 'legally responsible' for death of Bobbi Kristina Brown
# Wrongful Death
# Wrongful Death

Nick Gordon 'legally responsible' for death of Bobbi Kristina Brown

Sep 17th 2016, 11:23 AM 26,170 Views 8 Comments

The decision doesn’t answer many of the questions surrounding the death of Whitney Houston’s daughter.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

Two US gymnasts say they were sexually abused by a US Olympics team doctor
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Two US gymnasts say they were sexually abused by a US Olympics team doctor

Sep 13th 2016, 11:28 AM 25,675 Views 0 Comments

The California lawsuit says that USA Gymnastics negligently suppressed, concealed or failed to disclose knowledge that the doctor had engaged in sexual conduct with team members.

Italian village to sue Charlie Hebdo over "tactless" earthquake cartoons
# Amatrice
# Amatrice

Italian village to sue Charlie Hebdo over "tactless" earthquake cartoons

Sep 13th 2016, 9:09 AM 12,202 Views 47 Comments

A series of cartoons depicting Italians crushed under plates of pasta appeared in the French satirical weekly following last month’s earthquake which killed nearly 300 people.

# lawsuit - Friday 2 September, 2016

Melania Trump to sue the Daily Mail for $150 million for claiming she worked as an escort
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Melania Trump to sue the Daily Mail for $150 million for claiming she worked as an escort

Sep 2nd 2016, 7:23 AM 29,453 Views 0 Comments

She is being represented by the same man who brought website Gawker to its knees via a lawsuit filed by Hulk Hogan.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 9 August, 2016

Parents of two men killed in Benghazi attack sue Hillary Clinton
# Wrongful Death Lawsuit
# Wrongful Death Lawsuit

Parents of two men killed in Benghazi attack sue Hillary Clinton

Aug 9th 2016, 3:17 PM 15,235 Views 90 Comments

The lawsuit blames their deaths on Clinton’s “reckless” handling of classified information on her private email server.

# lawsuit - Monday 8 August, 2016

Teenager arrested for bringing homemade clock to school to sue
# Dallas
# Dallas

Teenager arrested for bringing homemade clock to school to sue

Aug 8th 2016, 9:38 PM 29,459 Views 72 Comments

The boy brought the clock to his school in Dallas and was later arrested and suspended.

# lawsuit - Sunday 24 July, 2016

A career designed to damage their brains and lives: WWE stars file lawsuit
# Battleground
# Battleground

A career designed to damage their brains and lives: WWE stars file lawsuit

Jul 24th 2016, 8:00 PM 26,229 Views 37 Comments

The 214-page complaint which outlines the basis of the case alleges a host of failings on WWE’s part.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Dozens of former wrestlers sue WWE over brain damage
# CTE
# CTE

Dozens of former wrestlers sue WWE over brain damage

Jul 19th 2016, 12:37 PM 39,267 Views 82 Comments

A lawsuit in the name of Joe “Road Warrior Animal” Laurinaitis and others alleges that WWE is liable for neurological damages .

# lawsuit - Sunday 10 July, 2016

Cliff Richard is suing the BBC for €1 million over its broadcast of his arrest
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Cliff Richard is suing the BBC for €1 million over its broadcast of his arrest

Jul 10th 2016, 3:46 PM 18,018 Views 0 Comments

The singer says he will take legal action after his reputation was “unnecessarily damaged”.

# lawsuit - Thursday 26 May, 2016

Facebook billionaire who backed Hogan's lawsuit says it was 'less about revenge'
# Secret Funding
# Secret Funding

Facebook billionaire who backed Hogan's lawsuit says it was 'less about revenge'

May 26th 2016, 10:12 AM 17,720 Views 6 Comments

Peter Thiel said he made the decision to fund a team of lawyers to help find cases against Gawker years ago.

# lawsuit - Saturday 21 May, 2016

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million
# Compensation
# Compensation

Families of victims of shot-down airliner MH17 to sue Vladimir Putin for €21 million

May 21st 2016, 12:31 PM 16,659 Views 100 Comments

Malaysian Airlines MH17 was shot down over Ukraine in July 2014.

# lawsuit - Friday 15 April, 2016

Walker who fell and cut her knee while hiking Wicklow Way wins €40k in damages
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Walker who fell and cut her knee while hiking Wicklow Way wins €40k in damages

Apr 15th 2016, 10:54 PM 108,849 Views 0 Comments

The judgement will have serious repercussions for Ireland’s national parks.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 29 March, 2016

Rapper sues over false report that he cut off penis after he was mistaken for another rapper
# Wrong Person
# Wrong Person

Rapper sues over false report that he cut off penis after he was mistaken for another rapper

Mar 29th 2016, 6:05 PM 16,158 Views 12 Comments

Andre Roxx says he had no way to clear his name because he was behind bars at the time.

# lawsuit - Friday 11 March, 2016

The 'fake' university and the $40 million lawsuit facing Donald Trump
# Trump University
# Trump University

The 'fake' university and the $40 million lawsuit facing Donald Trump

Mar 11th 2016, 6:20 AM 24,786 Views 27 Comments

A defunct online-education company is at the centre of a big lawsuit facing the Republican presidential hopeful.

# lawsuit - Friday 19 February, 2016

Cork fishermen to sue The Guardian over migrant workers article
# Defamation
# Defamation

Cork fishermen to sue The Guardian over migrant workers article

Feb 19th 2016, 7:06 PM 21,890 Views 0 Comments

The lawsuit relates to an article published in The Guardian in November.

# lawsuit - Friday 29 January, 2016

Ribery loses lawsuit against journalist who called him 'scum'
# Outcome
From The42
# Outcome

Ribery loses lawsuit against journalist who called him 'scum'

Jan 29th 2016, 11:05 PM 8,077 Views 9 Comments

The French forward was lambasted by the writer and labelled a “gangster”, for his poor behaviour.

# lawsuit - Thursday 21 January, 2016

American Muslims sue airline for €10 million after being kicked off flight
# New York
# New York

American Muslims sue airline for €10 million after being kicked off flight

Jan 21st 2016, 11:03 PM 26,415 Views 68 Comments

The men were ejected from a flight Toronto to New York last month, allegedly because the pilot was “uneasy” about them.

# lawsuit - Monday 14 December, 2015

Bill Cosby sues women who accused him of rape
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Bill Cosby sues women who accused him of rape

Dec 14th 2015, 10:11 PM 26,288 Views 0 Comments

He accused the women of engaging in a “campaign to assassinate” his reputation.

# lawsuit - Monday 16 November, 2015

Judge rules out effect of 'high heels and a tight skirt' in Ryanair back-pain damages claim
# Putting The Foot Down
# Putting The Foot Down

Judge rules out effect of 'high heels and a tight skirt' in Ryanair back-pain damages claim

Nov 16th 2015, 2:13 PM 25,298 Views 21 Comments

A former employee’s case was ultimately lost because the airline showed they’d provided bag-lifting training.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 10 November, 2015

Fraternity wrongly accused of gang rape files $25 million lawsuit against Rolling Stone
# Retracted
# Retracted

Fraternity wrongly accused of gang rape files $25 million lawsuit against Rolling Stone

Nov 10th 2015, 5:51 PM 22,635 Views 19 Comments

The lawsuit isn’t the first to be filed against the magazine in relation to the discredited story.

# lawsuit - Sunday 1 November, 2015

Witch wins harassment lawsuit against warlock in Salem
# Massachusetts
# Massachusetts

Witch wins harassment lawsuit against warlock in Salem

Nov 1st 2015, 10:30 AM 22,326 Views 29 Comments

Lori Sforza, a “psychic” witch priestess, won the case against Christian Day, “the world’s best-known warlock.”

# lawsuit - Saturday 31 October, 2015

Fox News presenter sues toy-maker for $5 million for hamster she says looks like her
# Harris Faulkner
# Harris Faulkner

Fox News presenter sues toy-maker for $5 million for hamster she says looks like her

Oct 31st 2015, 9:00 PM 54,945 Views 86 Comments

The company has responded: “Ms. Faulkner is an adult, African-American, human, female newscaster; the Hamster Toy is an inch-tall, cartoon-like plastic animal.”

# lawsuit - Friday 30 October, 2015

Taylor Swift is suing a DJ she claims touched her in an "intimate" place
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Taylor Swift is suing a DJ she claims touched her in an "intimate" place

Oct 30th 2015, 7:44 AM 33,508 Views 52 Comments

She will donate any money won to charity.

# lawsuit - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

Facebook is being sued over posts that "encourage the killing of Jews"
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Facebook is being sued over posts that "encourage the killing of Jews"

Oct 28th 2015, 7:19 AM 11,396 Views 101 Comments

An Israeli NGO has filed a suit.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 13 October, 2015

A woman is suing her young nephew for an 'aggressive hug' that broke her wrist
# Agony Aunt
From The Daily Edge
# Agony Aunt

A woman is suing her young nephew for an 'aggressive hug' that broke her wrist

Oct 13th 2015, 8:10 PM 5,072 Views 13 Comments

Quick! Get this woman a Best Auntie Ever mug.

# lawsuit - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Man to sue airline after flesh-eating spider bite caused his leg to 'burst open'
# Ow Ow Ow
# Ow Ow Ow

Man to sue airline after flesh-eating spider bite caused his leg to 'burst open'

Sep 29th 2015, 9:15 PM 29,032 Views 32 Comments

Jonathon Hogg was on a flight to South Africa with Qatar Airways when the incident occurred.

Paul Walker's daughter says Porsche is to blame for his death
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

Paul Walker's daughter says Porsche is to blame for his death

Sep 29th 2015, 8:07 AM 25,269 Views 54 Comments

The seat belt “snapped Walker’s torso back with thousands of pounds of force, thereby breaking his ribs and pelvis.”

# lawsuit - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Jessica Alba's company is being sued for selling "deceptively" labelled products
# Honest
# Honest

Jessica Alba's company is being sued for selling "deceptively" labelled products

Sep 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 20,971 Views 9 Comments

Honest, which sells eco-friendly household products like premium diapers and toothpaste, recently raised $100 million at a $1.7 billion valuation.

# lawsuit - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Brothers wrongly convicted of murdering girl have trouble adjusting to outside world
# Freed From Jail
# Freed From Jail

Brothers wrongly convicted of murdering girl have trouble adjusting to outside world

Sep 3rd 2015, 6:05 AM 21,708 Views 11 Comments

They were kept in jail for three decades and recently received a payout of $750k each.